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Horticulture Now News – 7 November 2017
November 7, 2017

Queensland Horticulture Council unites industry Horticultural representatives from across Queensland are meeting in Brisbane this Wednesday for the annual face-to-face meeting…

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Queensland Horticulture Council unites industry
November 6, 2017

Horticultural representatives from across Queensland are meeting in Brisbane this Wednesday for the annual face-to-face meeting of the Queensland Horticulture Council…

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State election déjà vu
October 31, 2017

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan It is with a sense of déjà vu that we head into another State election. A…

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Big wet highlights food security vulnerability
October 24, 2017

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan Earlier this month Queensland fruit and vegetable growers were dealing with the consequences of a glut….

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Focus on precision ag at Strawberry Growers Gathering
October 23, 2017

Strawberry growers have converged on Ashbern Farms in Beerwah to hear about how technology can help their farm business. About 20…

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Horticulture labour situation nearing crisis point
October 17, 2017

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan Labour continues to be a hot button issue for the horticulture sector with issues emerging on…

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Glut compounds pressure on growers
October 16, 2017

By Pat Hannan, Growcom CEO Low prices on fruit and vegetables might seem good for consumers, but for Queensland fruit and vegetable…

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Horticulture Now News – October 2017
October 16, 2017

Tapping into the talents of farming women Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF) and Growcom are hosting Women in Farm Business workshops this…

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Taking care of mental health on farm
October 6, 2017

Queensland Mental Health Week 2017, which goes from 8 to 14 October, is an opportunity to acknowledge the importance of mental…

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Innovation Coach a support for growers
October 2, 2017

By Pat Hannan, Growcom CEO As agriculture continues to change, so do our farm businesses. The constant changes to consumer markets, technology…

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Tapping into the talents of farming women
September 28, 2017

Women involved in farm business have an extraordinary set of skills – from organising workflows in complex, ever-changing environments and managing…

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Cyclone Debbie natural disaster recovery & resilience officers funded to assist farmers
September 26, 2017

Above: a packing shed belonging to Bowen Gumlu Growers Association President Carl Walker was flattened in the Cyclone. Photo: Bowen Independent…

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